About Food That Delights
Stephen has over 40 years’ experience within the leisure sector. This includes senior management and director roles within large PLCs and private equity-backed businesses, along with running his own catering concession at the MCC Lords Cricket Ground.
- After a corporate career within 2 North West brewery companies, Stephen joined THF (Forte) where he held roles of Operations Director of Ring and Brymer, and Managing Director of Harvester, Wheelers, Little Chef and Travelodge. Stephen joined Whitbread, working in the UK and Germany, eventually holding the role of Managing Director of Bella Pasta (now Bella Italia).
- Stephen then set up Food That Delights and has acted as CEO and Chairman of a number of businesses, as well as working on a number of short term consultancies.
- In addition to the UK, Stephen has worked in Spain, USA, Germany, Russia, Republic of Ireland, Georgia and Lebanon.
- Whilst at Whitbread, Stephen also represented the company on the committee of the Restaurant Association (Now BHA).